Category: Medical Education

Our Research Experience at Yale University

During our three-month summer vacation between first and second year of medical school, we decided to try and get more research experience abroad, specifically in the US given that we were both interested in pursuing […]


My elective experience at Hialeah Hospital, USA

The elective is one of the things I looked forward to most before I started medical school. It is a program which allows medical students to experience healthcare settings anywhere around the world in whichever […]


Reflections on KUMA Health Awareness Day 2022

I had the privilege of attending this year’s Health Awareness Day (HAD) organised by the Korean UK Medical Association (KUMA). This is a renowned, annual community outreach day comprising of presentations on common health conditions […]


Reflections on the ISAR Congress 2022

The International Society for Auricular Reconstruction (ISAR) held its 3rd Congress virtually from the 25th to the 26th of March 2022. As I was also presenting at this conference, this was an event that I […]


Reflections from Facial aesthetic surgery: Face, eyes, nose, and ears conference

On Saturday, the 19th of March 2022, I had the privilege to attend the Facial Aesthetic Surgery: Face, eyes, nose and ears conference organised by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) which was made available […]


Highlights from the VaRICS meeting 2022

West Midlands Vascular Research and Innovation Consortium (VaRICS) Meeting was held at MacDonald Burlington Hotel on the 18th of March this year. Healthcare professionals including vascular surgeons, junior doctors, vascular specialist nurses and other allied […]


Changing the shape and culture in surgery at the core of ASiT 2022

After a long and hard pause due to COVID, the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) annual meeting finally returned to a physical venue, and the 2022 conference took place at the beginning of March […]


Reflection on RCSEd Surgical Skills Taster Event

On the 5th of March 2022, a Surgical Skills Taster Event was organised by the West Midlands Foundation Trainees’ Surgical Society (WMFTSS) in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). Here is […]


Masterclass at the MACS Clinic

On the 6th of November, I had the incredible opportunity to head down to the MACS (Medical Arts for Cosmetic Surgery) Clinic in Watford to see Mr Shailesh Vadodaria and the visiting Consultant, Mr Muhammad […]


My experience of the extended shadowing period during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

My first day at the South Tees NHS Foundation Trust was on the 20th of July 2021 at the newly built post-graduate centre at James Cook University Hospital. The hospital is a tertiary centre serving […]